a number that has no factor but itself and 1
the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest
insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
fill with priming liquid
- Egyptian army officer and politician who served as prime minister(1954-1956) and president(1956-1958) of Egypt and as president of the United Arab Republic(1958-1970). His nationalization of the Suez Canal precipitated an international crisis(1956).
- Irish statesman who opposed home rule for Ulster and was Northern Ireland's first prime minister(1921-1940).
- Australian politician who served three terms as prime minister between1908 and1915 and was Australian high commissioner in London(1916-1921).
- At 40, he was in his prime and full of vigour.